Hazards of Free Radicals and Oxidation in the Body

Hazards of Free Radicals and Oxidation in the Body

Biologists tell us that life on earth billions of years ago consisted of anaerobic (lacking oxygen) microorganisms.  Some mutation caused a group of these microorganisms to develop chlorophyll which allowed these tiny organisms to gather energy from the sun in photosynthesis.  The by-product, or waste product, of photosynthesis is oxygen, which is a potent free […]

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How to Fix Your Iodine Deficiency Through Diet

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The most common micronutrient deficiency in the world is iodine, eventually leading to goiter, or enlarged thyroid gland.  Over 1.5 billion people are earth are affected by iodine deficiency with 650 million suffering from clinical iodine deficiency.  Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of mental retardation in the world, leading to cretinism.  Even in […]

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Magnesium Deficiencies And How To Resolve Them

Magnesium Deficiencies And How To Resolve Them

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for human health. It is in fact one of the essential minerals that the human body needs for survival. Other essential minerals include calcium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus and chloride. Magnesium is involved in hundreds of body functions. For this reason, its deficiency can lead to many health […]

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Importance of B12. Why we need it?

B12 is an important water soluble vitamin, which is essential for optimal functioning of brain, digestive, nervous cardiovascular and immune systems. Besides, improving your energy levels, memory and mood, B12 helps in maintaining good health of your skin, hair and eyes. Chemically, B12 is made of many related compounds and some cobalt, therefore it is […]

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Curcumin Health Benefits

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Curcumin is the biological active constituent of turmeric spice. It has potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are found beneficial in preventing and reversing neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, depression, epilepsy, cancer, diabetic neuropathy and other related problems.         Turmeric, the yellow spice that gives colour to curry, is the powdered […]

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Importance of Electrolytes for Regulating Muscle and Nerve Function

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Your body consists of about 60 trillion tiny batteries, which is what a cell is.  These batterier generate their electrical charge via electrolytes, or minerals dissolved in solution.  Electrolytes are vitally important for regulating muscle and nerve function. An electrolyte is composed of dissolved, electrically charged ions. The charge is either positive (+) or negative […]

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